Split Bengal Gram is organic and inherently full of nutrition. It is a key ingredient in hummus and it can be ground into flour to make falafel. It is also used in salads, soups and stews, curry. It has Rich source of proteins and minerals such as phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc and also has a low glycemic index and ideal for those with diabetes. It is considered a popular alternative for animal or meat protein. Regular consumption of bengal gram helps in reducing protein malnutrition. It also helps in lowering the cholesterol level in the bloodstream.